Support Groups are Currently Offered Virtually, From the Comfort of Your Home
Learn more about our support groups and visit our support services calendar. For additional information or questions, please call the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-4673
Caregiver’s Connect Virtually is a safe place for caregivers to take time to relax, get support and get to know other caregivers. Open to all caregivers, all cancers, inpatient and outpatient and the community.
Caregivers Support Group (Spanish)
Grupo de apoyo en espanol para: Personas a cargo e cuidao del paciente
Si está ayudando a un familiar o amigo durante el tratamiento del cáncer, usted ha tomado el rol de cuidador(a) del paciente. Asistir a un grupo de apoyo le ayudara usar las herramientas necesarias para sobrellevar la experiencia del cáncer como cuidador(a). Un servicio totalmente gratis para usted como cuidador(a). El asistir a un grupo de apoyo puede ayudarle en, por ejemplo: como cuidarse a si mismo mientras ayuda a su ser querido, como mejor apoyar a su ser querido en su experiencia del cáncer, como expresar y solicitar recursos y apoyo que le ayudaran afrontar problemas prácticos y los efectos del tratamiento.
Sponsored by the Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Society, this group provides education and support and offers the opportunity to discuss concerns with others.
Children's Lives Include Moments of Bravery (CLIMB) is a free virtual support group for children ages 6-17 years old whose parent or other important adult in their life has been diagnosed with cancer.
Please download the flyer below for how to register, or contact Jo Ann Namm, CCLS at 626-218-4513 or email at email@example.com.
Download the CLIMB flyer
Coping with Head and Neck Cancer (not meeting at this time, please check back soon)
Join this group to learn from each other’s experience, obtain tips and tools to help manage stress, and learn how you can best support your family.
Contact: Bernie White, LCSW 626-218-7354
Gain knowledge about specific techniques to enhance open and honest communication. Learn practical behaviors that will strengthen your relationship. Practice effective problem solving skills together. Each group will be interactive and focus on a different topic. Also available in Spanish.
Contact: LynneThomas, MSW 626-218-8406 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Leukemia, Lymphoma & Multiple Myeloma Patient Connections (not meeting at this time, please check back soon)
Find strength, support and connect with others. Light refreshments are served.
A warm and welcoming environment for hematology patients and caregivers to provide and receive support in order to improve their coping throughout the continuum of their cancer journey.
Contact: Terence Hung, LCSW 626-218-5278
Join us for medical updates and a safe space to share with others. Benefit from the wisdom of patient, caregivers and our clinical experts. Feel free to come alone or with your loved one. Registration is greatly appreciated. Walk-Ins are welcome.
Contact: Jenny Lu, LCSW 626-218-8407 or email email@example.com
This group is a safe space for men to express their concerns to men, share experiences and relate to others coping with the effects of prostate cancer and its treatment. Spouses/partners are welcome.
Please contact Sophia Yeung at 626-218-9410 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women's Cancers Support Group (Virtual) (New!)
This group is for people diagnosed with Stage 1, 2 or 3 breast or gynecologic cancer in the last 12 months. Join us to share with others who are going through the same challenges. Find and give support, and increase feelings of hope. Find community, and reduce feelings of loneliness, anxiety and distress. Learn new ways of coping. This group is intended to provide an opportunity for mutual sharing and support.
Registration is required.
Please contact Lisa Donley-Lanyi, LMFT to register at email@example.com or call 626-218-8049